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UCLA Dept of Psychology- Biopsychosocial Science of Health Faculty Search

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 21st, 2018
Last review date: September 21st, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 26th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


UCLA Department of Psychology - Biopsychosocial Science of Health search

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured early Associate Professor in the Biopsychosocial Science of Health. We are interested in applicants who are pursuing innovative and collaborative biopsychosocial research on the dynamic interactions among psychological, social, behavioral, and biological factors, and their impact on health and disease. Example topic areas include health across the lifespan, and widely accessible approaches to prevention and intervention. Potential affiliations within the Department of Psychology include health, clinical, social, developmental, and other areas. Ample opportunities exist for collaborative research with UCLA faculty in the David Geffen School of Medicine and the Fielding School of Public Health.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study (e.g., Psychology or Neuroscience) no later than one year after hire. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a strong track record or promising evidence of an innovative, productive, and interdisciplinary research program, and strong potential for securing extramural support. Ideal candidates should also demonstrate a history of, or the potential for, contributing to the teaching, mentoring, and service missions of the Department and University. Individuals with scholarship regarding these topics in underrepresented groups or with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented groups in the sciences are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching interests; relevant publications; a statement of past, present, and planned contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion; and three letters of reference to []. Reference letters should be addressed to: Biopsychosocial Psychology Search Committee (Job # JPF03983 ), Department of Psychology, Box 951563, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095‐1563. Requests for information should be sent to the search committee chair, Dr. Theodore Robles, Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the position is filled; candidates are encouraged to apply before October 26, 2018. We also urge potential applicants to visit to learn of our Depression, Learning & Memory, and Translational Psychological Science searches as other possible fits for your application.

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Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

  • Publications - 3-5 publications in a combined file.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-6 letters of reference required

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